Clarence Borel

New Solut. 2017 Feb;26(4):622-629. doi: 10.1177/1048291116679964. Epub 2016 Nov 26.

Abstract

Borel v. Fibreboard Paper Products Corporation is the 1973 landmark case that paved the way for successful litigation against the asbestos industry. Clarence Borel's granddaughter shares recollections of the reluctant man behind the court case.

Keywords: Borel v. Fibreboard; asbestos; asbestosis; mesothelioma.

Publication types

  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Asbestos*
  • Asbestosis / history*
  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans
  • Jurisprudence / history*
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Male
  • Mesothelioma
  • Middle Aged
  • United States

Substances

  • Asbestos